Tag Archives: Bob Ferguson

Wash. AG Sues Hospitals Over ‘Aggressive’ Collection Efforts

The Attorney General of Washington has filed a lawsuit against a hospital network for failing to ensure that certain patients were legally eligible for charity care and “aggressively” collecting $70 million from those individuals. The complaint was filed against Swedish Health Services and Providence Health & Services-Washington and accuses them …

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Wash. AG Proposes Bill to Expand Charity Care

The Attorney General of Washington State is planning to introduce a bill during the next legislative session that seeks to increase the eligibility for full write-offs on out-of-pocket medical bills for more than 1 million residents of the state. A copy of the bill, HB 1616, which will be introduced …

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Washington AG Reaches $1.6M Settlement With Convergent

The Attorney General of Washington has reached a settlement with a collector that it sued last year, which will see the collector pay $1.6 million in fines and restitution to consumers for allegedly deceiving them by making settlement offers in collection letters even though the collector could not enforce the …

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